Health and safety

Accident at Severn Trent Water Treatment Works

On Monday 12th November a construction worker pouring concrete at a major Severn Trent water treatment works was lifted 75ft by crane following an accident. Two men were taken to hospital after the ‘cherry-picker’ they were working on overturned at Frankley Waterworks. The incident happened at shortly after 8.25am on Monday during the construction of …

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Radical revamp for workplace safety and health advice

Date: 2 November 2012 A radical revamp of the way small businesses access official advice about health and safety online has been launched. The new Health and Safety Toolbox is the latest in a package of online guidance, bringing together in one place everything a small, low-risk business could need to manage health and safety. …

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